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Old 04-29-2008, 06:41 PM
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just wanted to say thanks

just wanted top let everyone know that the camaro is finally running and on the road and to say thanks for everyones help.......

do have a couple more questions, i set my timing a 12 degrees btc and the motor didn't like it so i turned the distibutor and now my timing mark on balancer is at roughly the 12 o'clock postion, i also found out my vac advance is not working, will a new advance get the timing where it needs????

second question i have a th-350 tranny hooked up to my 350, when i'm running 55mph the tach is reading 2500, that seems kinda high, is it????? would i be better with a 700-r4, i'm not sure what gears are in the rearend yet( how do you calculate)

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Old 04-30-2008, 05:45 PM
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Why not just jack the car up, turn the rear wheels and count how many times the driveshaft turns?
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Old 04-30-2008, 07:23 PM
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a couple chalk marks on the tires and one on the drive shaft. turn both wheels equally a full turn and count how many times the chalk mark on the drive shaft comes around, thats you'r rear end gearing.

I wager me left wooden leg.... 373s
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Old 04-30-2008, 07:27 PM
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Poncho62 is right you can mark the drive shaft and and rotate the tire but only if you have posi. example would be 3 and 3/4 turns would be 373 gears. You could also pull the cover (If no tag) and it should be stamped on the ring gear.
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